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Suggestions for an attachment lens for Optoma HD142X to get shorter throw

I have a small room and would like a bigger picture. Is there any lens I can add to shorten the throw distance? I have zero experience doing this. I've been looking at this, recommended by a YouTuber for another projector, but I am wondering if it would fit.

I measured the projector lens area and it is exactly 60 mm.

Any suggestions?
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Any inexpensive attachment lens is likely to add some distortion to your image. If you have the 143x already, then I suppose you are stuck with what it is. If you are just looking for a inexpensive projector that is short throw and a cheap way to convert, then I wouldn't go that route, but would get a short throw projector instead.

Some people also make/buy a inexpensive mirror and bounce the image off the mirror to the screen. This increases your throw distance in a smaller room.

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Here is what I did and it worked great for 3+ years until I upgraded to a shorter throw projector.

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